Will Torres is a Hispanic/American comic book artist from New Jersey. He has worked on Image Comics/Topcow Productions comic book FRESHMEN SUMMER VACATION#1 as the back-up artist, winning pin-up artist on rap legend Darryl “DMC” McDaniels hit comic book, DMC #1, contributing pin-up artist om The Official WALKING DEAD MAGAZINE #5, and now his up-coming creator-own comic books: THE SAINT OF ASSASSINS and MR VENTURE, co-created with Stan Lee. He’s the founder of Vision Quest Comics.
CRISTIAN S. ALUASMASTERPIECE ART SCHOOL
Cristian is an accomplished artist and author. After studying animation in college and creative writing in university, he turned professional in 2002. He had a desktop publishing business and his own art school in Canada, before moving to the U.S. He currently lives in NYC and works as a freelancer and teacher.
ENRIQUE LOPEZArtist/ Illustrator
Nancy SilberkleitChildren+Comic Books = Reading, Knowledge, and Confidence
Nancy Silberkleit is the Co-CEO of Archie Comics. She stepped into the role in 2009, as the first female executive leader at Archie Comics, with a vision that comic books are a valuable tool for developing literacy and instilling a love of reading.
As a former public school educator, Nancy taught art for 20 years and has observed the power of comics to encourage literacy and creativity in children. She also uses comic books as a vehicle to help young people talk about difficult issues like diversity and inclusion, bullying, the environment, autism and more.
Join Nancy for a celebration of comics, education and Archie Comics!
501st Empire City Garrison
The Legion is an all-volunteer organization formed for the express purpose of bringing together costume enthusiasts under a collective identity within which to operate. The Legion seeks to promote interest in Star Wars through the building and wearing of quality costumes, and to facilitate the use of these costumes for Star Wars-related events as well as contributions to the local community through costumed charity and volunteer work…”
New York Empire Saber Guild
Our mission is to share our love of Star Wars with people of all ages and to follow the Jedi path of spreading hope and good will wherever we go. We aim to bring a little bit of wonder and transport our audiences to a galaxy far, far away… Saber Guild is a non-profit, all-volunteer, international organization that specializes in lightsaber stage choreography, education, and community events. Saber Guild temples can be found in Europe, Asia, and across the US. Empire Temple is the New York chapter of Saber Guild.